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Yass Valley Council area

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Yass Valley Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 1,083 FTE jobs in 2015/16.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in Yass Valley Council area.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Canberra Region's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Yass Valley Council area2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,08326.28.375020.38.6+333
Mining230.63.3190.53.2+4
Manufacturing1363.39.31433.99.5-7
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1002.41.81092.91.7-9
Construction58514.29.357415.69.4+11
Wholesale Trade922.23.1842.33.1+8
Retail Trade3067.49.93218.710.1-16
Accommodation and Food Services3498.46.63469.46.7+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1202.94.71223.34.7-2
Information Media and Telecommunications220.50.9190.51.0+3
Financial and Insurance Services370.91.9330.92.0+4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services390.91.5371.01.6+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2305.64.31975.34.5+33
Administrative and Support Services892.12.4722.02.5+16
Public Administration and Safety2245.46.41885.16.4+36
Education and Training2746.68.72577.08.5+17
Health Care and Social Assistance2776.711.82837.711.3-6
Arts and Recreation Services290.71.1250.71.1+4
Other Services1172.84.61093.04.3+8

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Data is based on 2015-16 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Employment (FTE) 2015/16
Employment (FTE) 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional NSW: 8.3% Mining, Regional NSW: 3.3% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.8% Construction, Regional NSW: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 3.1% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 6.4% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.1% Other Services, Regional NSW: 4.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Yass Valley Council area: 26.2% Mining, Yass Valley Council area: 0.6% Manufacturing, Yass Valley Council area: 3.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yass Valley Council area: 2.4% Construction, Yass Valley Council area: 14.2% Wholesale Trade, Yass Valley Council area: 2.2% Retail Trade, Yass Valley Council area: 7.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Yass Valley Council area: 8.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yass Valley Council area: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Yass Valley Council area: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Yass Valley Council area: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yass Valley Council area: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yass Valley Council area: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Yass Valley Council area: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Yass Valley Council area: 5.4% Education and Training, Yass Valley Council area: 6.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Yass Valley Council area: 6.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Yass Valley Council area: 0.7% Other Services, Yass Valley Council area: 2.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in employment (FTE), 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Yass Valley Council area: +333 Mining, Yass Valley Council area: +4 Manufacturing, Yass Valley Council area: -7 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Yass Valley Council area: -9 Construction, Yass Valley Council area: +11 Wholesale Trade, Yass Valley Council area: +8 Retail Trade, Yass Valley Council area: -16 Accommodation and Food Services, Yass Valley Council area: +3 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Yass Valley Council area: -2 Information Media and Telecommunications, Yass Valley Council area: +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Yass Valley Council area: +4 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Yass Valley Council area: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Yass Valley Council area: +33 Administrative and Support Services, Yass Valley Council area: +16 Public Administration and Safety, Yass Valley Council area: +36 Education and Training, Yass Valley Council area: +17 Health Care and Social Assistance, Yass Valley Council area: -6 Arts and Recreation Services, Yass Valley Council area: +4 Other Services, Yass Valley Council area: +8
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Yass Valley Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,083 full-time equivalent local workers or 26.2%)
  • Construction (585 full-time equivalent local workers or 14.2%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (349 full-time equivalent local workers or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 2,017 people in total or 48.8% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 8.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 9.3% in Construction; and 6.6% in Accommodation and Food Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Yass Valley Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (26.2% compared to 8.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (14.2% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (3.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (6.7% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Yass Valley Council area increased by 442 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest change in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Yass Valley Council area was for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+333 full-time equivalent local workers)

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